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Living in Reading, Berkshire

Local places of worship in Reading

The UK is very multicultural so there are some different places of worship local to Reading for different religions. These include:
Reading synagogue – contact them on 0118957 3954
• Mosque (The Jamme Masjid) – contact them on 01189261565
Reading Hindu temple
Roman Catholic Parish of St James & St William of York – contact them on 01189574171

Things to do in Reading

Reading is a large town with a wide variety of shops, both on the high street and in shopping centres like the Oracle which has over 90 shops. The river Thames runs through the town, so you can go for walks on the waterside. In Reading there is a cinema, theatre, a museum and there are also many clubs and bars.

Getting around in Reading

Reading train station has links to almost anywhere in the country. Conveniently it also provides a short 25 minute train ride to London.

Buses are the cheapest way to get around and you can see all the bus timetables for Reading on the Reading buses website.

You can also take a taxi around, these are more expensive but convenient. Make sure that when using a taxi, you only use ones that are licensed to ensure that they are safe.